These rehearsal photos are a knockout! Step into the Victorian boxing ring with the female challengers in the world premiere of Joy Wilkinson’s The Sweet Science of Bruising, coming to London’s Southwark Playhouse next month care of Troupe. Time to get booking!
Full casting – including Caroline Harker – has been announced for the world premiere of The Sweet Science of Bruising, Joy Wilkinson’s new play about Victorian female boxers which comes to London’s Southwark Playhouse next month care of Troupe.
Following their West End debut earlier this year with the UK premiere of American Joel Drake Johnson’s Rasheeda Speaking, Troupe returns to London’s Southwark Playhouse this autumn with the world premiere of British playwright Joy Wilkinson’s new play about Victorian female boxers.
Elizabeth Berrington and Tanya Moodie star in the UK premiere of Joel Drake Johnson’s tense workplace drama Rasheeda Speaking.
Shirley’s script, with its echoes of Hamlet, Othello and The Spanish Tragedy, is less philosophical and more action. Whilst this makes it easy to follow and immediately engaging, the characters are more generally more limited in their scope for interpretation.
What wonders, sir, are these? How beauteous fringe theatre is! We Tuesday matinee-goers, paying peanuts for the smaller space in an unlovely hangar near the Elephant, hardly deserved such riches.
Why has THE CARDINAL gone so long unproduced? How did director Justin Audibert discover it? Why stage an epic, 19-character tragedy in Southwark’s 120-seat Off-West End theatre?
Ahead of tomorrow night’s Q&A chaired by My Theatre Mates’ co-founder Terri Paddock, production and opening night photos have been released for the Troupe’s production of rarely seen 17th-century classic The Cardinal.
Rehearsal photos and show trailer have now been released for the Troupe’s forthcoming new production of rarely seen 17th-century classic The Cardinal.
Mates co-founder Terri Paddock will talk to the director and company of rarely seen 17th-century tragic masterpiece THE CARDINAL on Thursday 23 February 2017. Got any questions? Book tickets to join her for this post-show Q&A.
James Shirley’s tragic 1641 masterpiece, The Cardinal, comes to Southwark Playhouse in 2017, in a new production starring Stephen Boxer and directed by Justin Audibert.